Shenzen, October 17: The long-time public face of OnePlus, Carl Pei has announced his departure from the company after nearly seven years. According to The Verge, the marketer and brand builder used a combination of bold promises, real talk, and unconventional marketing campaigns to turn smartphone enthusiasts simply looking for a good deal into a community of OnePlus fans. Also Read | Shikhar Dhawan Scores His Maiden Century in Indian Premier League, Achieves Milestone During DC vs CSK Match in IPL 2020.

In a blog post on the OnePlus forums, Pei said, "I am looking forward to taking some time to decompress and catch up with my family." The Co-founder did not mention the reason for the decision. Also Read | Bigg Boss 14 Weekend Ka Vaar Preview: Salman Khan Asks Rubina Dilaik to Pack Her Bags and Leave.

However, rumors suggest that he had a falling-out with fellow co-founder and CEO Pete Lau, and/or that Pei left to start his own new venture, but his memo does not sound like the words of someone who left for a new job, as per The Verge.

The company has recently launched the OnePlus 8T. Pei, meanwhile, led the development of OnePlus' less expensive recent phone: the Nord, The Verge reported.

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